Non-Baptized Person using Holy Water


#1

Can someone who isn't baptized cross themselves with Holy Water?


#2

Why not???? There is nothing wrong with someone, who is not one of us, using Holy Water as long as it is not used in a sacrilegious manner. It will actually have a beneficial effect upon them.


#3

Sacramentals affect our disposition to receive grace. Grace received in baptism is…the mist important thing ever.

What are you waiting on for baptism?


#4

We weren't able to baptize my youngest sister until she was 4 (and her adoption was finalized). When she was about 2, she somehow fell into the baptismal font after mass when my mother was talking to a friend in the narthex. The priest joked that it was just a "pre-blessing".


#5

[quote="capablanca911, post:3, topic:306372"]
Sacramentals affect our disposition to receive grace. Grace received in baptism is...the mist important thing ever.

What are you waiting on for baptism?

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Sacramentals would dispose the unbaptized towards baptism! :thumbsup:


#6

yes
:):):)


#7

We advise our catechumens to use holy water in anticipation of their baptism.


#8

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